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Saturday 20 February 1926

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kenneth H Olsen and Robert Eugene Richards. La bohème, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926 while The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

La bohème

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Lillian Gish, John Gilbert, Rene Adore

Country: United States

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Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy

Country: United States

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Braveheart

Directed by: Alan Hale

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Lillian Rich, Robert Edeson

Country: United States

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Lady Windermere's Fan

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Irene Rich, May McAvoy, Bert Lytell

Country: United States

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Tumbleweeds

Directed by: King Baggott

Starring: William S. Hart, Barbara Bedford, Lucien Littlefield

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 February 1926 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Kenneth H Olsen: United States -- Engineer / founder (Digital Equipment Corp).
  • Robert Eugene Richards: Illinois, United States -- Pole vaulter (1948, 52, 56 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Cameron Rusby: British Vice-Admiral.
  • Richard Matheson: American science-fiction and fantasy writer who first appeared on the sci-fi scene with "Born Of Man And Woman," 1950.
  • Kenneth Olsen: American electrical engineer and CEO of Digital Equipment, one of the leading computer companies of its day.
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Facts:
  • Berlin International Green Week in Berlin starts for its first time

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1926 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Sleepy Time Gal - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
  2. Show Me the Way to Go Home - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra
  3. I Ain't Got Nobody - Bessie Smith

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1926?

  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1625
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lady Diana Manners -- Feb. 15, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1624

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 304 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, IN 1925.

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Beau Sabreur

By: P.C. Wren

This volume contains the complete Beau Trilogy: BEAU GESTE; BEAU SABREUR and BEAU IDEAL, written by respected British writer P.C.Wren, involving the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, in which the author served.

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

By: Anita Loos

Loos’s classic tale shows that questions of women and power―more relevant today than ever―can come in the most alluring of packages. This delirious 1925 Jazz Age classic introduced readers to Lorelei Lee, the small-town girl from Little Rock, who has ...

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The Hounds of Spring

By: Sylvia Thompson

Penguin 1st edition paperback 56. vg condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

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